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Annual Fire Conference 7-8 March 2023 - Day 1 and Day 2 Plenary Presentations

Presentations from this event are available here.

Day 1

Plenary 4. Building resilience for climate change

Ben Brook, Chief Fire Officer, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service and NFCC lead on Climate Change Rowena Hill, Professor of Resilience, Emergencies and Disaster Science, Nottingham Trent University

Plenary 5. Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP) – Lessons learned from the Manchester Arena attack

Peter Heath, Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service and National Fire Chiefs Council Lead on JESIP

Day 2

Plenary Session 7. Fire finance

Ben Ansell, Chief Fire Officer, Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service

Mark Hemming, Director of Finance & Assets, Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service and NFCC

Emma Lawrence, Head of Fire Funding & Resilience Team, Home Office

Plenary Session 8. Fire Standards Board

Suzanne McCarthy, Chair of the Fire Standards Board

Plenary Session 9. The role of the fire service in building safety: enforcement, remediation and the Building Safety Regulator

Chris Griffin-McTierman, Deputy Chief Inspector of Buildings, HSE

Day 1 Workshop Sessions:

W1. Embedding the Core Code of Ethics

Rob Barber, Chief Fire Officer, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Sarah Nattrass, Director of Emergency Response and Resilience, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Matt Sutcliffe, Assistant Chief Fire Officer and Executive Director of Corporate Services, Humberside Fire & Rescue Service

W3. Fire safety in the modern world: electric vehicles, lithium batteries - what are the emerging risks?

Phil Clark, NFCC Emerging Energy Technologies Lead

W4. On-call research by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Dan Quinn, Project Executive, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

W5. Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)

Charles Loft, Senior Adviser, Resilience

Elspeth Grant, Director at fire safety consultancy TripleAconsult